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Couple Is Suing Hospital

A couple from Hazard say doctors left a sponge in a woman's body after surgery!

The couple is suing Baptist Regional Medical Center in Corbin.

The Times Tribune reports the suit claims a sponge was left inside Bertha Cottongame in February, 2006.

The Cottongames are suing for damages and asking for a trial by jury.

The hospital has not filed a response to the suit.


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